This two-day course focuses on sclerotherapy techniques on the legs teaches practitioners how to safely and competently inject Sclerosant Agents. This course also includes a practical component where practitioners inject techniques taught in this course. This course is specifically designed for nursing students, medical residents, registered nurses, and physicians licensed and working in Canada with at least 1 year experience in the field of aesthetic medicine. The course will be held in a clinical environment and all students will become a certified member of CAMA at the completion of this course. Before taking this course we place high emphasis on students understand the anatomy and pathophysiology of veins. There will be an anatomy review during the course but in-depth knowledge is crucial.
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- Anatomy and Physiology of Superficial Veins of the Legs and identifying treatable spider and reticular Veins
(i.e. Superficial vs. Deep Veins and venous insufficiency definitions).
- Understanding the causes of Venous Reflux and having the ability to distinguish between cosmetic vs. medical venous reflux
- Under the theory and learning the most up to date protocols and techniques for Sclerotherapy treatment.
- Practise and abide by all the standards of the governing college of the health care practitioner.
- Understanding the use of modern Sclerosant Agents such as Sclerosant, Glycerin, and detergent agents such as STS and POL and understanding which agent is used for which type of vein.
- Understand which products are used for the desired effect of the patient
- Learning the least painful and invasive techniques when treating Spider and Reticular Veins
- Know potential contraindications and complications of each dermal filler method and how to deal with adverse patient outcomes to treatment.
(i.e. Staining, matting, and Ulceration)